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Headword: *neoxmou=n
Adler number: nu,223
Translated headword: to innovate
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] to begin something new, to work newer things.
To deal with new things.[1]
"He did not think it worthwhile to guard [any part] of what had been established; he always wanted to innovate everything."[2]
Greek Original:
*neoxmou=n: kainotomei=n, new/tera e)rga/zesqai. ne/wn e)/xesqai pragma/twn. o( de\ fula/ssein tw=n kaqestame/nwn ou)de\n h)ci/ou, pa/nta de\ neoxmou=n e)saei\ h)/qele.
The headword, presumably extracted from the quotation given, is present active infinitive of neoxmo/w (cf. nu 222, nu 224, nu 225).
[1] cf. Etymologicum Magnum 601.7.
[2] Procopius, Secret History 6.21 (the Haury–Wirth edition has a(/panta for pa/nta), on Justinian; cf. kappa 54.
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; historiography; history
Translated by: Nick Nicholas on 31 August 2009@10:11:09.
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Catharine Roth (cosmetics, status) on 31 August 2009@22:18:10.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 1 September 2009@03:21:52.
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